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Ohio Launches New System to Treat Patients of Mass Casualty Events
November 22, 2019
Local emergency management agencies will provide citizenAID Public Safety Drop Kits to first responders.
SafeBVM Named a Finalist in EMS World Expo Innovation Awards
October 18, 2019
SafeBVM Corp. developed the SIP™ Safety Accessory to their resuscitation bag to address the problem of gastric insufflation in a cost-effective and user-friendly manner.
From Expo: How The Top 5 Medical Discoveries Shaped EMS
Jonathan Bassett, October 16, 2019
Coincidence, and sometimes mere laziness, led to world-changing healthcare practices.
N.Y. Man Arrested for Vandalizing FDNY Ambulances
October 15, 2019
Karim Murdoch, 22, was arrested after smashing the windows of six ambulances.
Why Do We Load Patients on Stretchers Headfirst?
Barry Bachenheimer, EdD, FF/EMT, October 11, 2019
It doesn’t seem to make a medical difference.
The Perils of Preoxygenation
Tyler Christifulli, CCP, FP-C, NRP, October 06, 2019
Be aware of these key factors when planning to intubate.
Mass. Fire Department Adopts Handtevy System for Pediatric Care
October 04, 2019
The Hanover Fire Department has implemented the Handtevy Pediatric Emergency Standards system to be progressive in their pediatric patient care.
Child Abuse Awareness for the EMS Provider
Roger Smith, NRP; Ryan Brown, MD; and Curtis L. Knoles, MD, FAAP, October 01, 2019
Know what distinguishes innocent injuries from suspicious ones.
EMS World Innovation Awards 2019: Meet the Finalists
EMS World Staff, September 27, 2019
The awards showcase the most noteworthy advances in EMS products and technologies this year.
Mich. Cops Identify Man Who Killed Woman With Medics in Next Room
September 24, 2019
The unarmed paramedics couldn't stop Darius Calhoun, 26, as he fled the scene after fatally stabbing a woman.
Mich. Woman Murdered on Scene While Paramedics Work SCA Patient
September 23, 2019
Police are searching for a man who fatally stabbed a young woman while medics were treating a patient in the same house.
Fla. Agency Advances Pediatric Response with Handtevy System
September 19, 2019
Martin County Fire Rescue has concluded a year-long project to upgrade their pediatric response with the incorporation of the Handtevy Pediatric System.
Real Talk: Lessons Learned in EMS
September 13, 2019
What lessons would you have wished someone advised you on earlier in your career?
Decline in Sudden Cardiac Death in Athletes Linked With Bystander CPR
September 10, 2019
Research presented at the European Society of Cardiology found that athletes who experienced sudden cardiac arrest were nearly eight times more likely to survive if they received bystander CPR.
FDNY EMTs Assaulted by Two Patients
September 10, 2019
After arguing with a nurse at Mt. Sinai West Hospital, two male patients punched and pepper sprayed the EMTs when they were denied a ride to a different hospital.
Stories From the Streets: Rocket Attack
Eli Pollack, September 08, 2019
In Sderot years of attacks have left almost everyone on edge.
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